2022 Events and Experiences
Nita Lake Lodge + Burrowing Owl 5-Course Dinner
Friday, June 3 | 5:30 PM
Join us at Nita Lake Lodge for an incredible evening of delicious food and wine parings. The infamous restaurant on the lake hosts this 5-course dinner with wine parings from Burrowing Owl. Burrowing Owl Estate Winery has been producing premium wines in the South Okanagan Wine region of British Columbia since 1993. The marriage between Nita Lake Lodge’s food and Burrowing Owl’s wine will be truly unforgettable. There are both meat and plant-based menus for dinner, please specify your preference.
Pemberton Farm & Tasting Tour with Astrid Cameron Kent
Sunday, June 5 | 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Take a culinary journey through the heart of the Sea to Sky's own farming community of Pemberton with stops at 3 farms including Laughing Crow, Helmer's Organic and Across the Creek Organics. Enjoy healthy tastings of cheese and Kombucha along the way, followed by a home-grown tasting flight at Beer Farmers, a fourth generation organic family farm locally growing and crafting lagers and ales in the heart of the Pemberton Valley. Hosted by longtime Whistler food and wellness guru, Astrid Cameron Kent. This not your average field trip! Includes transportation to / from Pemberton and light tastings along the way.
Bearfoot Bistro: The Spring Harvest Tasting Menu
Friday, June 10 | 7 PM
Come experience Executive Chef Melissa Craig’s 4-course Spring Harvest tasting menu, using fresh seasonal produce from our bountiful Pemberton farms paired with local BC shellfish, fish and meats. A choice between non-alcoholic paired beverages or wine pairing is available. Vegetarian options available upon request.
Guided Horticulture & Nature Walk with Kristina from AWARE
Saturday, June 11 | 11 AM – 2 PM
Enjoy a guided, 30-minunte stroll from Whistler Olympic Plaza to Spruce Grove via the Fitzsimmons Creek Nature Walk and the Whistler Valley Trail, learning about flora and fauna along the way. Followed by a gardening talk at the Whistler Community Gardens and gourmet catered picnic lunch from Picnic Whistler.
Kristina Schrage is your Walking Guide. Kristina has held the titles of wilderness guide, naturalist, teacher, farmer, and homesteader. She is currently the community engagement manager for AWARE, Whistler’s environmental charity. She likes to ski, run, mountain bike, bake bread, forage for local herbs and medicines, and grow her own food. Spending so much time with the natural world has shown her that much of what we need is all around us, if we make the time to slow down, pay attention, and learn how to look.
Holistic Tour & Indigenous Tea Offering
Saturday, June 18 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Experience an authentic Indigenous wellness tour with Cultural Ambassadors through the Salish Forest followed by a tea offering. Beginning with a welcome song, short film and brief introduction to the Centre, a Cultural Ambassador guides an interpretive forest walk, presenting herbs and medicinal plants that grow in the region. To follow, in the Istken Hall, guests learn and savour the healing benefits of traditional teas, served with First Nations traditional bannock.
Spo7ez Wellness Feast at the SLCC
Sunday, June 19 | 5 – 9:30 PM
Experience a culinary journey at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre that blends traditional ingredients and food preparation with modern plates. Cultural Ambassadors in regalia share songs and stories from Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation throughout. To learn more about the two distinct cultures, access the Great Hall and exhibits and delve deeper into their stories, shared territories and living heritage. Includes a guided tour of Ancient Medicine exhibit, cultural performances with the Spo7ez Performance Team, feast blessing, songs and storytelling. The menu includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten free choices.
Cornucopia encourages all guests to drink responsibly and to Sniff, Swirl, Sip & Spit! Please make sure to arrange a safe ride home from your event, or search for accommodation within walking distance of your event.